OBITUARY

John Anderson Sims

April 22, 1954March 9, 2019
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John Anderson Sims, age 64, of Brunswick, Georgia passed away on Saturday March 9, 2019 at Southeast Georgia Health System in Brunswick.

A resident of Glynn County for the past 13 years, John was born April 22, 1954 in Barnesville, Georgia to the late Rob Lamar Sims and the late Francis Ward Sims. He attended High School and College in Barnesville, Georgia. John was employed for 24 years in car sales in the Atlanta area. In 2005, John and his family moved to St. Simons Island and in 2006 he started Sims Superior Lawn Care Service. He retired in 2017 due to health issues.

John is survived by his wife, Laura Sims; son Matthew Parker; daughter Leslie Sims; daughter Lauren Sims; and son Robert Sims and wife Christy. Mr. Sims also leaves 5 grandchildren to cherish his memory.

The family has requested that in lieu of customary remembrances, memorials may be made to the Humane Society of South Coastal Georgia, 462 U.S. Highway 17 N, Brunswick, Georgia 31525., 912 264 - 6246., or to charity of donor's choice.

A celebration of life for John will be held Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 6:00 PM at Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home, 3321 Glynn Ave, Brunswick, Georgia.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.edomillerandsons.com for the Sims family.

Arrangements are entrusted to Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home and Oglethorpe Crematorium in Brunswick, Georgia.

  • FAMILY

  • Rob Sims, Father
  • Francis Sims, Mother
  • Laura Sims, Wife
  • Matthew Parker, Son
  • Leslie Sims, Daughter
  • Lauren Sims, Daughter
  • Robert and wife Christy Sims, Son
  • Mr. Sims also leaves 5 grandchildren to cherish his memory.
  • DONATIONS

  • Humane Society of South Coastal Georgia

Services

  • Celebration of Life Thursday, March 14, 2019
REMEMBERING

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Patsy Bickford

March 14, 2019

Laura and Family: Sending heartfelt condolences to each of you in John's passing. May cherished memories give you peace and joy in the days, weeks and months ahead. Even though I won't be able to attend the services for John, know that I am praying for all of you. (Romans 15:13)
Love, Patsy

Wally Besuden

March 11, 2019

Laura and family,
My thoughts and prayers are with you.
John was my first friend. Our backyards joined and we spent the first ten years of our lives together. Great memories of those years and a great man.
Kindest regards, Wally

Julie Spores

March 10, 2019

Laurie and family I am saddened to hear of John's passing. He was a good man. Love and prayers.

Leslie Sims

March 10, 2019

Rick Roquemore

March 10, 2019

My heart and prayers go out to you and your family. John was one of my childhood friends. We went all through school together. The world is a sadder place without him.

Mary Griffin

March 10, 2019

Laura and family... I'm so sorry to hear about John's passing. I've known him since grammar school. He sold me my first car. I've always had alot of respect for him...he was a gentleman. I'm praying for his family to have strength during this time of grieving. I am unable to attend his funeral but just know in your heart that there's many of us that are grieving with you...God bless each and every one of you and John, rest in peace my friend.

Karen Cook

March 10, 2019

I am so sorry for your loss. Lindsey so enjoyed growing up with Robert and spending time at your house. We are praying for your family. Love, Karen and Jimmy Cook

Cynthia Lewis

March 10, 2019

I didn’t know him personally but my daughter, Melissa Simmons is best friends with Leslie.
I am so sorry for your loss.

FROM THE FAMILY

John & Laura Sims on their Wedding Day

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John & Laura the night before their wedding

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John & Laura Sims on their Wedding Day

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John & Laura the night before their wedding

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John and his Father Rob Sims

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John with his coworkers at Hennessey Maza in Morrow, Ga

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Hennessey Mazda Golf Tournament

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Hennessey Mazda Golf Tournament

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John with Daughter Lauren

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John and children in St. Simon's Island

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John and children at The Monastery in Conyers , Ga.
Feeding the Geese was always a fun family event.

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John with Daughters on St. Simon's Island

Biography

John Anderson Sims, age 64, of Brunswick, Georgia passed away on Saturday March 9, 2019 at Southeast Georgia Health System in Brunswick.

A resident of Glynn County for the past 13 years, John was born April 22, 1954 in Barnesville, Georgia to the late Rob Lamar Sims and the late Francis Ward Sims. He attended High School and College in Barnesville, Georgia. John was employed for 24 years in car sales in the Atlanta area. In 2005, John and his family moved to St. Simons Island and in 2006 he started Sims Superior Lawn Care Service. He retired in 2017 due to health issues.

John is survived by his wife, Laura Sims; son Matthew Parker; daughter Leslie Sims; daughter Lauren Sims; and son Robert Sims and wife Christy. Mr. Sims also leaves 5 grandchildren to cherish his memory.

A celebration of life for John will be held Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 6:00 PM at Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home, 3321 Glynn Ave, Brunswick, Georgia.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.edomillerandsons.com for the Sims family.
Arrangements are entrusted to Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home and Oglethorpe Crematorium in Brunswick, Georgia.